The years between 2000 and 2009 should be called the decade of the fan in sober acknowledgement of the ultimate victory of the dollar in sports, writes Howard Bryant.
Pedro Martinez says he's thankful that the Phillies gave him a chance to play for them and is eager to compete for the NL East champions next season.
David Ortiz, a member of the Dominican Republic team, told Yahoo! Sports that Alex Rodriguez intends to play for the Dominicans this spring in the World Baseball Classic.
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